Jeddah Light

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Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light is located in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Light
Saudi Arabia
Location Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
Coordinates 21°28′7.14″N 39°8′58.98″E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167Coordinates: 21°28′7.14″N 39°8′58.98″E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167
Year first constructed 1990[1]
Foundation concrete
Construction concrete and steel tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with a spheric observation building with balcony on the top
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 113 metres (371 ft)
Focal height 140 metres (460 ft)
Range 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 20s.
Admiralty number D7299.509
ex-E6054.5
NGA number 112-30554
ARLHS number SAU-003[2]

Jeddah Light is an active lighthouse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. With a height of approximately 436 feet (133 m) it is the tallest lighthouse in the world, surpassing the previous record held by the 352 feet (107 m) Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial.[3] It is located at the end of the outer pier on the north side of the entrance to Jeddah Seaport.













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  1. ^ Jeddah Port Control Tower, Emporis website
  2. ^ Jeddah The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 19, 2016
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Saudi Arabia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.